Any Westerners Looking to Learn About Buddhism
At Wat Dallas we have a Buddhist Discussion Group for Western Students in English Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Main Building after Chanting and Meditation. If you are interested in Buddhism or are a practicing Buddhist.Please join us on for an open discussion on Dhamma. Please question everything and come with all your questions. If you are needing assistance in becoming a monk and wish to learn more please contact Jack Boling. Kent and Jack Boling will be leading the discussion on Buddhism. If you need personal instruction you can contact Jack Boling at 940-594-7794 or Kent at 214-690-7797
Magha Pjua Day falls on the full moon of the third lunar month, somewhere toward the end of February. Magha is the name of a month in the lunar calendar used in ancient India. The word "Puja" means worship. So, Magha Puja means the worship in the month of Magha.
The Magha Puja Day is also known as the day of the Fourfold Assembly. This was a special assembly which took place at the Bamboo Grove (Veluvana) and contained four extraordinary features namely:
1. It was the full moon day of the month of Mahga.
2. 1,250 monk disciples assembled to see the Buddha, all by themselves, without an appointment.
3. All these monks were Arahants who had attained the six fold superknowledge.4
Year-Round Activities for the Buddhist Center of Dallas 2023
Objectives and Activities of the Buddhist Center of Dallas
To offer morning and evening chanting with meditation to lay people.
Offer lay people the opportunity to make merit by designating every Sunday as a "Buddhist Holiday". Where lay people can offer food/aims and decide morning chanting while monks have a lunch. The lay people will receive the "Five precepts" and blessing for the monks.
Arrange for monks from Thailand to have a chance to visit the Buddhist Center of Dallas as
History of the Buddhist Center of Dallas
Wat Buddha Dallas, Dallas, Texas is known in English as Buddhist Center of Dallas. It is located at 8484 Stults Rd., Dallas, TX 75243. This temple was unanimously founded with contribution of Thai Buddhists in Texas and nearby states together with Buddhist monks in Thailand. Dallas is a big city with many Buddhists who are businessman, entrepreneur, including students living in the area. However, they do not have temples and monks to be their